AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 3.5
Retrieves information about the specified role, including the role's path, GUID, ARN, and the policy granting permission to assume the role. For more information about ARNs, go to ARNs. For more information about roles, go to Working with Roles.

Namespace: Amazon.IdentityManagement
Assembly: AWSSDK.dll
Version: (assembly version)


public virtual GetRoleResponse GetRole(
         GetRoleRequest request


Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.GetRoleRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the GetRole service method.

Return Value
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.GetRoleResponse
The response from the GetRole service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.


NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5